The good old verbena is another very desirable plant for a low bed.
Again in the verbena and Salvia, we have scarlet and blue, but no yellow.
Geraniol by oxidation goes into the aldehyde, citral, which occurs in lemons, oranges and verbena flowers.
This he would eat as he lay in a hot bath full of verbena salts.
The warm odor of verbena and dried rose leaves stole from a half-open door somewhere in the cloistered gloom.
He laid the verbena and geranium on her lap, and she took them up mechanically.
Nor is this mixture unpleasant; for the smell of citronella is the fragrance of verbena from Shropshire gardens.
The verbena is one of the most satisfactory garden plants, blooming early.
His chapters on verbena and Artemisia reflect clearly the independence of his thought.
The tiny blue to purple flowers of the verbena are grouped in dense heads on decumbent stems.
genus of plants, the vervain, 1560s, from Latin verbena "leaves or twigs of olive, myrtle, laurel, or other sacred plants employed in religious ceremonies," from PIE *werbh- (cf. Lithuanian virbas "twig, branch, scion, rod"), from root *werb- "to turn, bend" (see warp (v.)).